November 9, 2015

SKEDBALL: Weekend Sports TV Ratings 11.7-8.2015

The ratings below are household ratings from the 56 television markets with local Nielsen meters for Saturday November 7 and Sunday November 8, 2015. The 56 markets (out of 210 total) cover about 70% of the US television population. Click here for sports ratings from the same NFL and college football weekend or the same calendar weekend last year.

NFL: Week 9 Regional Coverage Map

13.59 rating 1 or 4 pm FOX Single (GB-CAR WAS-NE STL-MIN NYG-TAM ATL-SF)
(vs 14.2 for 2014 FOX Single and 12.8 for 2013 FOX Single)
9.39 rating 1:00 pm CBS Regional (TEN-NO MIA-BUF JAX-NYJ OAK-PIT)
(vs 7.8 for 2014 CBS Regional and 10.0 for 2013 CBS Regional)
16.14 rating 4:30 pm CBS National (DEN-IND)
(vs 18.5 for 2014 DEN-NE CBS National and 15.4 for 2013 PIT-NE CBS National)
14.74 rating 8:30 pm NBC (PHI-DAL)
(vs 11.9 in 2014 for BAL-PIT and 11.4 in 2013 for IND-HOU)

College Football: Week 10

2.78 rating ABC 12:00 pm #5-Notre Dame at Pittsburgh
2.01 rating ESPN 12:00 pm Vanderbilt at #10-Florida
5.52 rating ABC 3:30 pm #16-Florida State at #1-Clemson
1.70 rating CBS 3:30 pm Arkansas at #18-Ole Miss
0.85 rating ESPN 3:30 pm #9-Iowa at Indiana
1.70 rating FOX 3:30 pm #8-TCU at #14-Oklahoma State
1.71 rating ESPN 7:00 pm #7-Michigan State at Nebraska
1.11 rating FOX 7:30 pm #12-Utah at Washington
3.00 rating ABC 8:00 pm Minnesota at #3-Ohio State
6.27 rating CBS 8:00 pm #2-LSU at #4-Alabama
1.20 rating ESPN 10:30 pm Arizona at USC

Note: Football regional coverage maps from


Returns next year

Auto Racing

NASCAR Xfinity Series
1.39 rating NBC 4:00 pm Saturday O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway (Ft Worth)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
2.61 rating NBC 2:30 pm Sunday AAA Texas 500 (Ft Worth)

Returns next year

Returns Nov 15 with Grand Prix of Brazil


Premier League
0.24 rating NBCSN 7:30 am Bournemouth vs Newcastle United
0.41 rating NBCSN 10:00 am Manchester United vs West Brom
0.23 rating USA 10:00 am West Ham vs Everton
0.73 rating NBC 12:30 pm Stoke City vs Chelsea
0.33 rating NBCSN 8:30 am Aston Villa vs Manchester City
0.57 rating NBCSN 11:00 am Arsenal vs Tottenham




About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.